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  • Gastroenterology Department 


    St. Joseph’s offers a full range of general and subspecialty services to diagnose, treat and manage digestive problems.

Gastroenterology Department


St. Joseph’s offers a full range of general and subspecialty services to diagnose, treat and manage digestive problems.

GI Conditions Treated

  • Disorders of esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon, rectum, liver, biliary tract and pancreas
  • Pancreaticobiliary tumors/malignancies
  • Pancreatic cysts
  • Cancers - esophagus, gastric, rectal, pancreatic
  • Dysphagia, malnutrition
  • Hepatobiliary disease in pregnancy
  • Colon cancer screening

GI Services at St. Joseph's

St. Joseph’s GI Department provides many services and treatments, including:

  • Colonoscopy
  • Upper Endoscopy

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    Find a GI Physician


    To find a gastroenterologist near you, call St. Joseph's at 1.877.602.4111.

Preparing for a Colonoscopy

Before a colonoscopy procedure, the contents of the colon have to be emptied. This is usually done through a liquid only diet for 24 hours as well as drinking a solution to help clear the bowels. If the bowel prep is not completed correctly, polyps and lesions can be missed and the entire procedure may have to be repeated.

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